The Sampoorna Swaraj movement was
in full swing. Hedgewar brought out a journal in cooperation with his friends titled
'Swatantrya'. It was full of fierce articles demanding complete Independence. When the
paper began to limp due to financial losses, Doctor Hedgewar himself took over the reins
of its editorship.
But as time passed, the Non-cooperation movement cooled down. In-discipline and
selfishness had reared their ugly heads in the society. The conspiring Britishers created
rifts and rivalries between Hindus and Muslims.
After observing all this, Doctor Hedgewar came to the conclusion: If the yoke of the
British slavery has to be overthrown, we have to mainly trust the Hindus. We have to
awaken patriotism, discipline and bravery. Then only will the Muslims shed their
separatist tendencies and stand shoulder to shoulder with the 'Hindus in the nationalist